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During a court-ordered supervised visitation, a third party is present during the visit between parent and child, according to About.com. The purpose of the third party is to keep the child safe and to help the parent be... More »

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When parents violate court-ordered visitation, they may be ordered to appear in court and may be found in contempt of court, which may lead to jail time and ultimately the loss of custody rights, according to LegalMatch.... More »

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To prove a mother is unfit in Texas, individuals must provide evidence and documentation of abuse, neglect, family violence or environmental conditions that are not in the best interest of the child, according to Texas F... More »

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To create a parenting plan, decide on a residential schedule that covers where you and your ex-partner want your child to live, develop a consistent visitation schedule that focuses on frequency of regular visits of the ... More »

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Grandparents have the right to petition for visitation rights if a grandchild was born out of wedlock, if one parent has deserted the child or if the parents of the grandchild have dissolved their marriage, according to ... More »

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An unmarried father has the right to make decisions regarding the welfare of his child, to be notified of legal proceedings, such as placement into foster care or adoption, and to file for visitation or custody, explains... More »

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Visitation arrangements for children and a noncustodial parent may include unsupervised or supervised visitation, according to Lawyers.com. States also have grandparent visitation laws allowing a grandparent to seek visi... More »

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